Images Of Canberra (1885 Stories)

Skywhale by night!

By 27 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

Skywhale was put through her paces at Regatta Point this evening for the entertainment of Nightfest goers.
Up close and personal though we were there just for the whale.

UPDATE: Now with video from the Centenary Team:

What holds you back? Art on Bunda Street

By 27 September 2013

Local music producer Dax Liniere has made an addition to the mystery cage of Bunda Street.
He sent in the below images with these words:
“I wanted to do something positive for the community. Hopefully it will help someone.”

[Some photography by Adam Thomas]

The Queanbeyan Art Show in Civic

By 27 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

What could possible cause a mess of temporary fencing to surround a large army disposal tent on City Walk?
Why of course it’s the Queanbeyan Art Society Show!
Of course… it makes perfect sense…

I’ve got your Furday right here!

By 27 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

Many dogs!
Furday continues, and it’s all your fault.
Send photos of animals in front of Canberran landmarks to!
You decide what is a Canberran landmark!
This week we only received dogs, are you cat/rabbit/rat/guinea pig/dolphin/albatross people just gonna sit down and take that?

1. James delivers much fur for Furday:
Got the Trifecta here – High Court, OPH [...]

An iris for you. Images of Canberra

By 26 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

Madame Cholet has sent this in:
I couldn’t resist taking a photo of this newly opened iris in my garden. The most stunning blue. Makes you glad to be alive.
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Monday Parking Blast

By 23 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

So a Monday has gotten right up in your grill has it?
Well I know how to deal with Mondays. You parking photo them right in their stupid Monday faces!
Here’s some ammo, now you show that Monday who is boss!
If you’d like to help restock the RiotACT armoury with more anti-monday parking photos, send them to [...]

No sign of Skywhale, but a rather good aerobatic display

By 21 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

This morning we ventured to the dog friendly Lindsay Pryor arboretum in the hope of seeing Skywhale across the water but no such luck.
On the other hand it was a beautiful afternoon to be down by the lake and the solo aerobatics over Government House were top notch.
Got an image of Canberra you want to [...]

Furday is here

By 20 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

Yes, it’s Furday.
No it’s not Caturday. It’s not (solely) about cats and it’s not Saturday.
I know Fursday sounds better, but today is not Thursday.
It’s Furday, and this is all your fault.
Furday is where you take a photo of an animal in front of a Canberran landmark (what exactly is a Canberran landmark is up to [...]

Parliament House was designed by Freemasons to resemble sacred geometry

By 16 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

Time to drop some knowledge bombs on you Canberra.
Bombs like:
The number 13.
The occult.
The Freemasons.
The $5 note.
The pyramids.
The pyramids for real.
Scottish Truth Files News Media is uncovering Canberra’s dirty secrets, and it’s time you recognise what’s going on here.
Freemasonry has a long history in Australia. Learn something about it, as Freemasons are secreted into most power [...]

Fire over the lake. Images of Canberra

By 16 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

These in from Ben Dover:
fire over the lake
Taken last night at LBG.
Most alarmingly it appears Telstrayama is falling down!
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When a hole and a heartbeat will do

By 16 September 2013

This in from Carl:
Possible partner for the person seeking an intimate cheeseburger.
Found on a lamp post between Florentine cct and the stormdrain in Kaleen.
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Another fine bike lane…

By 13 September 2013

Guy has sent this in:
Perfect example of great road design by ACT GOVT – at the junction of Ipima and Torrens St in Braddon: cyclists forced into path of cars on arrival at the roundabout!

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A happy ending

By 12 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

Rioter John has a story and a picture for you all.
So there I was a’wanderin’ gaily along the bike path from the old Dicko High to the Dicko Shops minding my own business when out the corner of the eye I saw a hand-painted sign tucked away mischievously at the bottom of a tree. [...]

The road goes ever on and on…

By 12 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

This in from Steve.
One of the ACT Government’s less convincing efforts.
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Bike lanes are confusing

By 11 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

Ladies and gentlemen Aeek has wonderfully demonstrated why I ride on the footpath most of the time:
This is the eastern end of Aranda. The bike lane ends without any sign and now this sign without any bike lane.
Well one of the reasons…

Mainly it’s because I’m a big scaredy cat.

Alien invaders just keep invading

By 9 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

With Tony yet to outline his policy on illegal space aliens, the change in govenment has not deterred the ongoing alien invasion of Canberra that I have been reporting on since my first day here at the RiotACT.
Still nobody seems to take me seriously… You’ll all be singing a different tune when the aliens take [...]

GANG GANG! Images of Canberra

By 9 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

Kim has been lucky enough to get this snap!
Regular Driveway visitor
As he and his partner slowly destroy our pencil pines!
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Speed Limit Override!

By 9 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

This sent in from Jason:
speed limit overridden
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Inked Canberrans feature in portrait documentary series

By 8 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

A couple of years ago I used riotACT to recruit some Canberrans for a photography documentary/portrait project. Here is the result, finally online. See if you can spot anyone you know.

A really beautiful girl with a real sad story. Her words appear below. Tattooed Canberrans reveal the stories behind their ink:

I got my [...]

Bungendore Dronestagram!

By 7 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

In a nerdgasm of monumental proportions the one eye has turned to a local Dronestagram entry:
Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 at 130m with wind turbine.
*must resist urge to buy drone…*

And there was much honking

By 6 September 2013

Pitchka has beheld this sight in Civic:
Enjoy… Plenty of honking to be had..
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Breakfast on the go

By 4 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

A photo has made its way to us causing us to ask the question; is the importance of safe driving practices greater than the importance of a hearty breakfast ?

Pets and landmarks is a thing now…

By 3 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

Because you asked for it, because Johnboy is a big softy when it comes to animals, and because I’m here for him to offload the actual work onto, we now have Furday.
It’s not Caturday because:
A) We’re not limiting it to cats. (We’re not limiting it to [...]

The view from Mount Pleasant. Images of Canberra

By 3 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

Holden Caulfield has sent in these stunners:
Hi guys
I was lucky enough to capture a beautiful sunset from Mt Pleasant on Monday evening and thought they were worth sending in.
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Skywhale at UC

By 1 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

The Centenary team have sent in some pictures from Skywhale’s outing at the University of Canberra yesterday.
Hi John
We thought you might like to see these Skywhale photos from this morning at the UC Open Day. Skywhale’s number 1 fan, Adam, travelled from Sydney to see her. He also went to Dark Mofo in Hobart to [...]

Nixter’s lake views. Images of Canberra

By 1 September 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

Nixter sent these in yesterday:
Another stunner of a morning on lake Burley Griffin today
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Last nights storm

By 30 August 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

Rioter Rik sent in a short video of the amazing storm that rolled over us last night.
Was up late at night and recorded these images of last nights storm from my balcony.
I shortened the vid cause the original went for over 4 mins…
Thanks Rik!

Canberra is looking good

By 29 August 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

Resident mountain man Ben_Dover sent us these shots from on high:
The Pinnacle last night was looking lovely.

Fake spring is looking good

By 29 August 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

Kim sent us this pretty picture:
Was going to whip out my easel but decided the camera would do
Got a shot of our city looking pretty?
Send it to!

MartyO heads to Gibraltar Falls

By 28 August 2013

MartyO sent us some more of his fantastic work for you all to enjoy.
Cheers Martin!
Gibraltar Falls is upstream from Woods Reserve – I tried with my daughter to reach the bottom of the falls earlier this year but was stopped by screaming (daugher) and a snake sunning itself on a rock – we did [...]

Look who has come to visit

By 27 August 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

The Rawhide Kid Part 3 has sent us some startling evidence that Spring may almost be here:
Just about to burst.
Got an image of spring, or any other season in Canberra?
Why then send them to

Parking Day is Monday is Parking Day

By 26 August 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

Goooood morning Rioters!
It’s a new working week and it’s time to set the tone for your work week by immediately slacking off and looking at some parking photos!
If you happen across a terrible example of parking, make sure to snap a photo and send it in to
Include “parking” in the subject and make sure [...]

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